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Silver Tetradrachm of Demetrius I of Macedon

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 22 August 2012
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Silver tetradrachm from Macedonia, reign of Demetrius I of Macedon, 306-283 BCE. O: Nike blowing a trumpet on a ship's brow. R: Poseidon with trident. The coin was minted to commemorate Demetrius' victory over Ptolemy I at Salamis near Cyprus in 306 BCE.

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2012, August 22). Silver Tetradrachm of Demetrius I of Macedon. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/843/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Silver Tetradrachm of Demetrius I of Macedon." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 22, 2012. https://www.ancient.eu/image/843/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Silver Tetradrachm of Demetrius I of Macedon." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 22 Aug 2012. Web. 04 Mar 2021.

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